Glenn O. Fritz. 76, general contractor, beekeeper; enjoyed deep sea fishing, gardening

By on August 16, 2017

Glenn O. Fritz, 76, of Denver, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, surrounded by his entire loving family.

He was born in Adamstown and was the son of to the late Oliver and Anna Mary Fritz. He leaves behind his loving wife, Geraldine (Weinhold) Fritz, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.

Glenn worked as a general contractor most of his life and enjoyed deep sea fishing, hunting, gardening, and the outdoors. He was an avid beekeeper, along with all his children, and loved his dogs.

In addition to his loving wife, Glenn is survived by seven children: Julie (Terry) Laudermilch, Dan (Shelia) Fritz, Angela (George) Styer, Bill (Tina) Fritz, John (Joy) Fritz, Steve (Anissa) Fritz, and Harley (Amanda) Fritz. He had 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren, with two on the way. He was extremely proud of all of their accomplishments in life. Surviving siblings are: Madalene Brendle, Barbara Keenan, Jeanette (Hershey) Zimmerman, Susan Dietrich, and Jack Fritz.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Jim and Dave Fritz.

A visitation where family will greet friends and relatives will be held Thursday, Aug. 17, from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the memorial service at 11 a.m., at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver, with Pastor Keith Sweitzer officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Adamstown. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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